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The Art of Slinkachu

Art of Slinkachu

Slinkachu is both photographer and street artist who has popularized ‘Little People’ and ‘Inner city snail’.

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“The ‘Little People Project’ started in 2006. It involves the remodeling and painting of miniature model train set characters, which I then place, photograph and leave on the street. It is both a street art installation project and a photography project. The street-based side of my work plays with the notion of surprise and I aim to encourage city-dwellers to be more aware of their surroundings. The scenes I set up, more evident through the photography and the titles I give these scenes, aim to reflect the loneliness and melancholy of living in a big city, almost being lost and overwhelmed. But underneath this, there is always some humour. I want people to be able to empathize with the tiny people in my works.”


Photocredits and Links

Slinkachu Website
Slinkachu Blog
Books on Amazon

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